Harrisburg-Hershey

Harrisburg-Hershey Travel Guide

Articles about Harrisburg-Hershey

By Jeff Silverman
Anyone can give a kid a candy bar. So what did the confectioner and philanthropist Milton S. Hershey unwrap for the children in his neighborhood in central Pennsylvania? A nine-hole golf course. A real one. No windmills or clown faces. No measly p...
By Charles Runnette
If your idea of a perfect summer day involves an adrenaline-infused rush from a truly frightening ride, skip the kiddie parks this year. The Matterhorn at Disneyland and Space Mountain at Disney World are both great when you’re 12, but they won’t ...

Hotels in Harrisburg-Hershey

Family-friendly and convenient to Hersheypark amusement park, this 665-room resort is a good bet in the summer, when its three swimming pools are especially welcome; family bingo is played for—what else?—chocolate prizes.

Restaurants in Harrisburg-Hershey

Knoebels is also notable for some of the most inventive theme-park food in America, including peanut butter and jelly milkshakes and deep-fried brownies.

Things to do in Harrisburg-Hershey

Learn how chocolate is transformed from bean to bar taking the Great American Chocolate Tour, a roller-coaster-style ride through a simulated factory, narrated by cartoon cows. Then, taste some of the company’s signature wares at Hershey’s Chocolate Tasting 101 at Hershey’s Chocolate World.